How to use
in a hurry
more quickly than usual
in a rush
Sorry, I can't stop, I'm in a hurry.
You'll make mistakes if you do things in too much of a hurry.
be in a hurry to do something
Why are you in such a hurry to leave?
Do not say that you are 'in hurry'. Say that you are
in a hurry.
(there's) no hurry
used to tell someone that they do not have to do something quickly or soon
Pay me back whenever you can. There's no great hurry.
somebody will not be doing something (again) in a hurry
used to say that someone does not want to do something again
We won't be going back there again in a hurry.
in your hurry to do something
while you are trying to do something too quickly
In his hurry to leave the room, he tripped over a chair.
be in no hurry/not be in any hurry (to do something)
to be able to wait because you have a lot of time in which to do something
Take your time - I'm not in any hurry.
to be unwilling to do something or not want to do it soon
He was clearly in no hurry to reply to our letter.
what's (all) the hurry?/why (all) the hurry?
used to say that someone is doing something too quickly
We've got plenty of time - what's all the hurry?
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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